If you're having a winter wedding, consider working in some cozy details inspired by classic fair isle patterns (named after the tiny island in the Shetlands that's famous for this knitting technique). This tried-and-true cold-weather print is a clever way to embrace your wedding's wintry atmosphere. Here are some of our favorite fair isle ideas, perfect for celebrating your nuptial's season:
Wedding Cake (above): The intricate fair isle patterns and colors featured in winter knitwear translate beautifully onto a cake using carefully piped royal icing.
Photos: [LoveLeigh Invitations](http://www.loveleighinvitations.com/)
Save-the-Date Mittens: It'll be impossible for your guests to resist the charm of a pair of fair isle mittens printed with information about your upcoming celebration.
Photo: [Weber Photography](http://www.weber-photography.com/)
Wedding Invitation: Offer guests a sneak peek at your blustery wedding style by sending invitations printed with fair isle-style snowflakes (they're seasonal and super cute!).
Photo: [Brittany Dow Photography](http://www.brittanydow.com/)
Sweater Cover-Up: Instead of a wrap or shawl, stay warm by wearing your favorite fair isle sweater over your wedding gown as you and your groom take outdoor portraits. Plus, the vibrant knitwear gives your wedding-day look (and your photo) an aded pop of color!
Photo: via [Soletopia](http://www.soletopia.com/2014/01/dark-blue-knit-pattern-tie/)
Knit Tie: How handsome would your groom look wearing a cozy fair isle-patterned knit tie? We thought so.
Photo: via [Cookie Connection](http://cookieconnection.juliausher.com/clip/nordic-christmas-set)
Wedding Favors: Sugar cookies iced with wintry, Nordic-inspired fair isle patterns make the perfect take-home treat.